Danish Contributions to UNHCR
Denmark has entered a five-year agreement with UNHCR for the period 2022-2026, and is committed to continued flexible contributions and support for sustainable solutions. In 2022, Denmark contributed a total of USD 106.9 million to UNHCR, of which USD 35.6 million was unearmarked. Denmark has consistently been a top donor to UNHCR.
Facts about Denmark as a UNHCR donor
- Denmark was amongst the earliest donors to respond to UNHCR’s response in Ukraine.
- Denmark provided urgent humanitarian support in response to the Afghanistan situation in 2022.
- In 2022, Denmark was the 8th biggest government donor and the 4th largest donor per capita.
- Denmark’s thematic focus areas: Solutions and Innovation.
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